RedGate Software to continue development of .NET Reflector

Big names. RedGate Software the popular creator of SQL Server (eg. SQLPrompt, SQLDoc, SQLBackup) and .NET (ANTS Profiler, Exception Hunter) tools will be taking over the future development of .NET Reflector a browser and analysis tool for .NET authored by Lutz Roeder. Worth noting that reflector which has been hosted in Roeder's site for a ...

MCITP Business Intelligence Developer 71-452 beta exam

Another beta invitation. This time for exam 71-452 (70-452 when live): Designing a Business Intelligence Infrastructure Using Microsoft SQL Server 2008. This is a PRO (MCITP) level certification to compliment the MCTS exam 71-448 (70-448 when live) released in beta some time ago. [more] You are invited to take beta exam 71-452: Designing a Business ...

40 percent off latest MCTS Certification Exams

If you happen to not know about the Microsoft Learning First To Know promotion (where registration is actually for free) but happen to check out this blog then I’m posting here the communication being sent to those registered (as of today Aug 6). You will find the list of new MCTS exams, the voucher number ...

My take on MCTS 71-448 SQL Server 2008 BI beta exam

Took the SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Development and Maintainance beta exam today (exam 71-448 which will eventually become 70-448 when it goes live) and here are some of my thoughts [more] Business Intelligence is more like a hobby (or just in something in my wishlist) for me as of the moment since I haven’t ...

Short Scattered Notes

I have some short notes to make and it might not be blogworthy so having them on this page instead 🙂 Will add to this from time to time. [more] ASP.NET Security * You have a web site/application deployed to IIS. You use <authentication mode="Windows"/>. You set the IIS site/virtual directory security to allow anonymous. ...

FREE Web Conferencing with dimdim.com

Just like to share about dimdim.com. Nopz, this is not a social networking site like friendster or myspace, nor a paid blogging site, ad site or a multilevel marketing site where i'd convince you to sign for me to get a referral fee 🙂 Dimdim.com is a web conferencing/meeting service/platform similar to the popular WebEx ...

MCTS ADO.NET 3.5 Applications results out and passed

MCTS ADO.NET 3.5 Applications results out and passed
A good way to start a day. Just got an email regarding another latest addition to my cert list. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist : .NET Framework 3.5 ADO.NET Applications [more] The exam I took for this was 71-561 and when going live would become 70-561. I was excited to come up with a new logo ...

MCTS SQL Server 2008 beta exam 71-432 taken

I just got off from taking exam 71-432: TS: Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance – which will become 70-432 when it goes live and is the successor of 70-431 (for SQL 2005)and here are just a few thoughts [more] This is sort of "SQL Server 2008" foundation exam and required to move on ...

MCTS ASP.NET 3.5 Applications Passed

MCTS ASP.NET 3.5 Applications Passed
Despite seeing my site being down due to “cannot connect to SQL server” error it was getting for some hours (courtesy of GoDaddy – again not recommended for production), I just received the good news today. I passed MCTS .NET Framework 3.5 – ASP.NET Applications [more] Received an email with subject “Congratulations on Your Microsoft ...

SubSonic and Club Starter Kit

If you don't code generate your DAL or use OR/M or anything that would make you worry less about DataAccess like LINQtoSQL, Entity Framework, NHibernate, Castle ActiveRecord then you should definitely give SubSonic a shot. On the side I'm currently working on a C# version of Extended Club Starter Kit Version 3 Beta 1 for ...